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  1. Speak Up: A quieter Rocky MountRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    I am wondering if this is something that the city could do in partnership with Sheriff Stone to make our neighborhoods friendlier without all the loud noise?

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  2. New retailer set to open in mallRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The Golden East Crossing mall's new tenant is on the verge of welcoming shoppers in the Twin Counties and the surrounding areas. Texas-based Conn's HomePlus, a 126-year-old furniture and specialty home goods national retailer with more than 100 stores across 13 states, will open Friday, said Jamie Pierce, chief marketing officer of Conn's HomePlus.

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  3. Meeting to discuss new I-95 interchangeRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Anyone wanting to voice their opinion about the proposed Interstate 95 interchange at Sunset Avenue will get their chance next week. The N.C. Transportation Department is hosting a public meeting from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday in Brown Auditorium at Nash Community College.

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  4. Home-schoolers find options in areaRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Though some people think home-schooled students have little social interaction, the growing number of home-schoolers in the Twin Counties have many opportunities to learn and play with others. According to data from North Carolinians for Home Education, there were 977 registered home schools in Nash and Edgecombe counties in the 2015-16 school year.

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  5. Event center building contract OK'dRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The council approved a contract with CMTS LLC during its Jan. 23 meeting for representative services for review of plans and invoices, inspection of project and oversight of daily construction of the facility. The contract originallyhad been on the agenda for the council's Jan. 11 meeting but was rescheduled for its Jan. 23 meeting.

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  6. Volunteers clean up around areaRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    While cold temperatures may have reduced the number of volunteers at Saturday's Tar River Cleanup, folks who showed up hauled in quite a bit of trash and a few oddities - including a chicken coup. About 50 volunteers who braved the chilly morning air, focused on Battle Park, Sunset Park, Stony Creek and four other sites in Rocky Mount.

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  7. Tax revenue lags in Gold RockRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The target of ongoing narcotics and prostitution investigations, Gold Rock motels collect significantly less tourism taxes than other Rocky Mount hotels. The Gold Rock area at Interstate 95 and N.C. 48, is rife with criminal activity, attracting the attention of Nash County authorities who want to shut down the seedier establishments with nuisance abatement lawsuits and start over.

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  8. Animal shelter focuses on adoptionsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Those were the words of Rocky Mount Police Support Services Commander Lt. Michael A. Whitley as he talked recently about efforts by Rocky Mount Animal Control officers and Rocky Mount Animal Shelter employees to place animals housed at the Rocky Mount Animal Shelter.

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  9. Nash-Rocky Mount set to start Global Ready programRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools recently announced four Global Ready school sites are slated to begin programming during the 2017-18 school year. The four sites include Bailey Elementary, Coopers Elementary, Middlesex Elementary and Winstead Avenue Elementary.

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  10. Traffic stop nets stolen handgunRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rocky Mount police conducted a traffic stop at 10 p.m. on the 200 block of Home Street for a traffic infraction. A search of the vehicle revealed a handgun that recently had been reported missing by the Halifax County Sheriff's Office.

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  11. Suspect charged in shootingRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Officers responded to a report of shots fired shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday. As they were responding to the call, they also received a report of a person being shot.

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  12. Same man now sought in two heistsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rocky Mount and Greenville police have teamed up to find a thief wanted in connection to robberies at State Employees Credit Union branches in both cities this month. Rocky Mount police responded to a report of a robbery at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the State Employees Credit Union at 805 North Fairview Road.

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  13. New signs to welcome visitorsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    First impressions are the most important impressions that can be made - so the Rocky Mount City Council has endorsed the installation of new welcome signs just outside city limits to make a good first impression on visitors. The City Council approved the installation of four "Welcome To Rocky Mount" signs near the city limits on U.S. 64 and U.S. 301.

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  14. Effort aims to replace lost beehivesRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Now, the grassroots organization is looking for alternative ways to make and supply honey sold in the marketplace used to help fund the development programs for disadvantaged youth in the small town in Edgecombe County. The latest efforts of the Family Life Center to replace and restore the more than 100 beehives lost in the flood is having beehives installed on the rooftops of buildings.

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  15. Woman's purse stolen at funeralRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Rocky Mount police responded to a report of a larceny at 5:42 p.m. at a funeral home on the 300 block of South Glendale Avenue. The victim told police she brought her purse with her to the service.

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  16. Speak Up: Build event center in Gold RockRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    The news about Gold Rock is very depressing, The prostitution, drug dealing and the decay is just all too depressing. Remember, Gold Rock was annexed so we can still call it the Rocky Mount Event Center, the Rocky Mount Sports Complex or whatever the name is these days.

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  17. Speak Up: Parents need to be role modelsRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Regardless of the money that is going to be spent on that event center, which is just a pet project for just a few people, in the column the caller states they need to redirect and have parents properly raise their children. There have been companies in this area that had to import employees because they couldn't hire enough people who could pass a drug test or a reading test.

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  18. Woman's 1990 beating death remains unsolvedRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    It's been more than a quarter of a century since an elderly Rocky Mount woman was killed during a violent home invasion. No arrests have ever been made in the case.

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  19. Bryant to lead Black CaucusRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    A local lawmaker was chosen to be in charge of a state committee whose mission is to ensure that the views and concerns of African-Americans and other communities of color are carried out by their elected representatives. N.C. Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, recently was elected chairwoman of the 36-member N.C. Legislative Black Caucus for the 153rd session of the N.C. General Assembly at the Caucus' biennial organizational meeting on Jan. 11. The caucus includes a diverse mix of new and experienced African-American, American Indian and Asian Indian backgrounds, Bryant said.

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  20. New businesses host hiring fairsRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Soon to be new local businesses are looking to fill available positions with upcoming public hiring events in Rocky Mount and other areas in Eastern North Carolina. The redevelopment of the Rocky Mount Mills will welcome new tenants coming in the spring, with construction ongoing for Ramblers Beer & Wine to open a bottle shop in the former Rocky Mount cotton mill.

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